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WATCH: Filipinos #PrayForDavao after night market blast

David Lozada
WATCH: Filipinos #PrayForDavao after night market blast
'When you try to hunt down Eagles, what do they do? They fly even higher,' a Facebook post says

MANILA, Philippines – Messages of sympathy and solidarity from Filipinos worldwide poured in on social media on Saturday, September 3, after the terrorist attack in Davao City’s night market that killed at least 14 people and injured about 60.

Photos of the Philippine Eagle, one of the world’s largest eagles that are endemic to Davao, particularly flooded online timelines. Davao is often called the Eagle City of the South.


Some have called on politicians and the public not to politicize the incident.


Church groups and institutions are calling for prayers for the people of Davao.




While they mourn and lament for the victims of the bombing, some advocates believe Filipinos must remain vigilant, especially after President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of lawlessness nationwide.




On Twitter, the hashtag #PrayForDavao has been trending since early Saturday morning. Filipinos have called for solidarity and prayers.

MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, joined the nation in calling for solidarity and compassion for the victims and survivors of the attack. 

– Rappler.com

Do you know any efforts to support the victims of the Davao blast? Let us know in the comments below. 

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